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UCCS Fall Career Fair, University Center Gym, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free and open to the public. Job seekers should be prepared with copies of their rsum and dressed in their best business attire. Thurs., Oct. 20, noon to 4 p.m. Call 262-3439 for more.

Center for Christian Jewish Dialogue Annual Dinner, Doubletree Hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. $60. The Center works to encourage understanding and respect for the faith, culture and history of both Christians and Jews. Thurs., Oct. 20, 6 p.m. Call 570-7931 for more.

HALO (Helping All the Little Ones) Fashion Show, The Broadmoor's Stars' Lounge, 1 Lake Ave. $100. Featuring a runway show by Adrienne Valladin, Couture and Idoru. Also featuring musical guests, food and signature martinis. All proceeds benefit Save the Children's Katrina Fund for Children. Fri., Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Call Anne Marie at 964-4944 to RSVP.

Worship Service, ECKANKAR Center, 1685 W. Uintah St. Free. Hear the living ECK master, Sri Harold Klemp, speak at the Worldwide Seminar on Living the Spiritual Life. Sun., Oct. 23, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Call 495-1096 for more.

Restoring Opportunities, Teen Court Breakfast, Antlers Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring keynote speaker Colorado Attorney General John Suthers. Tues., Oct. 25, 7-8:15 a.m. Call 475-7815 for more.

Halloween The Vampire of Cripple Creek, Butte Opera House, 139 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek. $7-$11. A vaudeville comedy and musical revue set in Cripple Creek. Runs Fridays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. through Oct. 31. Special Halloween show at 8 p.m. includes costume contest. Visit or call 719/235-8944 for tickets.

Buckskin Joe's Town of Terror, 1289 County Road 3A, Cañon City. $13. Step into this haunted frontier town. Oct. 20-21, 16-31. Call 719/275-5485 or visit for more.

Haunted Hall of Climbing Catastrophes, The ROCK at Soc 'n Roll, 16240 Old Denver Road. $3. Visit the hall of climbing catastrophes and learn what NOT to do when climbing from ghosts of climbers past. Runs through Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m. Call 481-9099 for more.

Victorian Spirit Walking Tour, Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave. $15-$20. Learn about paranormal investigations, starting with the Victorian era, take a candle-lit walk through the cemetery and hear tales of local murder, mystery and mayhem. Proceeds benefit restoration projects at the cemetery. Sat., Oct. 22, 5-8 p.m. Call 630-7328 for reservations.

The ARC's Halloween Dance and Costume Party, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $2 donation. Featuring a dance contest and costume contest, DJ, dancing, pizza and more. Sun., Oct. 23, 2-5 p.m. Call 471-4800 for more.

Preparing for Halloween & Samhain Open Forum, Celebration Conscious Living Store, 2209 W. Colorado Ave. Free. Discover the totem angels and other spirit helpers waiting to light your path into the Celtic New Year, led by the Rev. Ahriana Platten. Mon., Oct. 24, 7-9 p.m. Call 634-1855 for more.

Scary Stories: Storyteller meets Filmmaker, UCCS Library, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free. Nationally known master storyteller John Stansfield presents scary stories from literature and folklore and Dr. Robert von Dassanowsky discusses how horror is constructed in film. Thurs., Oct. 27, 7-9 p.m. Call Jayne at 262-3068 for more.

Emma's Favorite Haunts Ghost Tours of Manitou Springs, meet at Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave. Lantern-lit walking tours through Manitou travel through downtown to meet "ghosts" who will entertain with harmless hauntings, tall tales and loveable legends. Fri., Oct. 28, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 685-5089 for more.

Emma Crawford's Victorian Wake, Miramont Castle, 9 Capitol Hill Ave., Manitou Springs. $15-$25. In Victorian style, mourn the death of this beloved Manitou Springs figure, in whose name the coffin races continue each year. Fri., Oct. 28, 7-9 p.m. Call Bob at 685-1011 for reservations.

Masquerade to benefit the Old Colorado City Branch Library, Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St. $35. Featuring wine, music, entertainment, a silent auction and food to benefit the library's preservation efforts. Sat., Oct. 29, 7 p.m. Call 634-1698 for more.

Sheikhani Mid-East Dance Troupe, Nemeth's El Tejon, 1005 S. Tejon St. Donations accepted. Special Halloween performance, come in costume and enjoy many guest dancers. Sat., Oct. 29, 6 p.m. Call 571-0204 for more.

Emma Crawford Coffin Races, Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs. Teams of four racers pull a coffin with an woman in it down Main Street. Awards also given for most creative coffin and best "Emma." Sat., Oct. 29, 10 a.m. Call 685-5089 for more.

Jack-O-Lantern Trail, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain. $10 per vehicle. Walk a trail lit with 200 uniquely carved jack-o-lanterns and meet with friendly animal characters along the way. Oct. 29-30, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Call Ken at 520-6745 for more.

Pumpkin Carving Party, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain. A contest and party where pumpkins, jack-o-lantern patterns and carving tools with be provided. Awards will be given for best carvings. Sat., Oct. 29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Ken at 520-6745 for more.

Erotic Exotic Halloween Ball, Icon Nightclub, 5905 N. Academy Blvd. A Halloween bash for the sexy and sensual. Wear your costume and compete in a $1,000 costume contest. Sat., Oct. 29, 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Call 528-6098 for more.

Halloween Costume and Compass Scavenger Hunt, Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo St. $10 donation per family. The Catamount Institute presents a family-oriented costumed scavenger hunt using a compass, bobbing for apples, games and more. Sat., Oct. 29, 1-4 p.m. Call 471-0910 ext. 105 for more.

Snojets Halloween Party, First Choice's multipurpose room, 1025 Ford St. $15. A Halloween costume party with appetizers, DJ, refreshments and prizes for the best costumes. Sat., Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m. to midnight. Call 577-SNOW or visit for more.

Halloween Spooktacular: An Alien Invasion, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. High school musicians perform with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic with selections from Star Wars and Holst's "The Planets." Sun., Oct. 30, 2:30-4 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for tickets.

Dread Manor, Mr. Biggs Family Fun Center, 5825 Mark Dabling Blvd. $8. A haunted house with tours every weekend through October. Call 955-7220 or visit for more.

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